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    Vanguard Convertible Securities Inv (VCVSX)

    12.60 Up 0.06(0.48%) Oct 7

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    Vanguard Convertible Securities Inv
    Vanguard Convertible Securities FundPO Box 2600 V26Valley Forge PA 19482
    Phone: 800-662-7447
    Fund Overview 
    Fund Family:Vanguard
    Net Assets:1.73B
    Year-to-Date Return:-1.65%
    Morningstar Rating:4 stars
    Fund Inception Date:Jun 17, 1986
    Morningstar Style Box 
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    Management Information 
    Stuart R. Spangler
    Lead Manager since Jan 27, 2015
    Stuart Spangler, CFA, Managing Director of Oaktree. He has worked in investment management since 1993, has been with Oaktree since 1997. Education: B.S., U.S. Air Force Academy.
    Investment Information 
    Min Initial Investment:3,000
    Min Initial Investment, IRA:3,000
    Min Initial Investment, AIP:N/A
    Min Subsequent Investment:100
    Min Subsequent Investment, IRA:100
    Min Subsequent Investment, AIP:N/A
    VCVSX can be purchased from 88 brokerages.

    Fund Summary 
    The investment seeks to provide current income and long-term capital appreciation. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of its assets in U.S. and foreign convertible securities, which are hybrid securities that combine the investment characteristics of bonds and common stocks. Convertible securities include corporate bonds and preferred stocks that are convertible into common stock, as well as debt securities with warrants or common stock attached. Many convertible securities have credit ratings that are below investment grade.

    Fund Operations 
    Last Dividend (Sep 17, 2015) : 0.04
    Last Cap Gain : 0.00
    Annual Holdings Turnover (Oct 6, 2015) : 85.00%
    Average for Category:56.79%
    Fees & Expenses 
    ExpenseVCVSXCategory Avg
    Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):0.41%1.23%
    Prospectus Net Expense Ratio:0.41%N/A
    Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio:0.41%N/A
    Max 12b1 Fee:N/AN/A
    Max Front End Sales Load:N/A4.91%
    Max Deferred Sales Load: N/A2.65%
    3 Yr Expense Projection*:132567
    5 Yr Expense Projection*:230821
    10 Yr Expense Projection*:5181,626
    * Per $10,000 invested